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Corporate Lawyer (5+ Yr.)

Calgary, AB
Full Time
5 days ago
Line of Service



Not Applicable


Legal Services - Employment & Pensions

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

PwC Law LLP is an independent law firm affiliated with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Canada. We provide Canadian tax and corporate law advice and legal representation to Canadian and international clients, with lawyers based in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Halifax, Ottawa and Vancouver. Our lawyers share a common vision of practicing in a premier Canadian tax practice that has as its core principles excellence, integrity, and outstanding client service.

We are seeking a corporate associate to join our PwC Law team. Our practice is
centered on business law advisory and transactional implementation for PwC clients, including domestic and international business reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions. We work in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Canada) and the PwC international network, to bring integrated, high quality business law solutions to PwC clients. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to work with national and international clients and advisors. We pride ourselves on a team-based, collaborative approach designed for optimal mentorship and development. We are a national team that strives to deliver top quality legal services across jurisdictions in an innovative manner. The successful candidate will share in these core values and will take part in the development of this exciting practice.

Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future: The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating.
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Important points to consider

• This role has the option of being based out of our Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver offices

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.•Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.•Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.•Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.•Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.•Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.•Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.•Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.•Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.•Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.•Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

What you'll bring to this role

• An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work •A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard• 5+ years transactional experience in a busy corporate/commercial practice • A licence to practise law in one or more Canadian provinces • Excellent academic credentials • Strong work ethic • Strong analytical, communication, drafting and writing skills • Must be self-motivated with a genuine desire to learn the law • Willingness to participate in team-based initiatives for growth and development and to implement innovation in our delivery of services • Must be digitally enabled/engaged and comfortable with using and learning technology • Willingness to use our team project management tools • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage deadlines • Interest in working collaboratively as part of a team

Why you'll love working for PwC

At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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Applying at PwC

At PwC, we embrace new technology where you will learn to innovate and deliver differently. For Administrative, Specialist, Associate, Senior Associate, and Manager roles you may have the opportunity to participate in an on-demand video interview. To learn more about our innovative cloud-based online application interview process click here:

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PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.

PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner.

Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.